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“Wonderful Art in an Elegant Building”

Kunsthistorisches Museum
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna Entrance Ticket
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and Imperial Treasury of Vienna
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$71.81*
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Vienna Pass Including Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket
Ranked #3 of 588 things to do in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Experience one of the world's foremost museums! Let yourself be enchanted by works spanning five millennia, from Ancient Egypt to the modern era. Experience unique major works by Dürer, Raphael, Titian and Velázquez as well as the world's largest collection of Bruegel paintings, all in a magnificent setting. The Kunstkammer Vienna, featuring the famous Saliera by Benvenuto Cellini, is a veritable universe of art and beauty guaranteed to transform any visit into an unforgettable experience. Included in the ticket are the collections at the Neue Burg on the opposite side of Vienna's Ringstrasse. Here you will see the instruments used by the great composers and be transported back to chivalrous times when knights held sway and tourneys and hunting shaped courtly life.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed September 26, 2013

The Vienna Art Museum is one of my favorite experiences. There is a LOT of memorable paintings....ones you've seen all your life...here. The building is elegant and creates a perfect place to stroll or sit as you tour the museum.

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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Great new exhibit of personal treasures of the Hapsburgs that have not been seen in years. Beautiful automatons, unbelievable gold bowl, beautiful church chalices and reliquaries.

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Reviewed September 26, 2013

A definite must see on any trip to Vienna. The old masters are the ones you have always seen in art history books. When there don't miss the special exhibit and the wonderful collection of 3D animated gold and silver "toys". There are excellent short videos of how they work in each room on small computers. As well there are some good pieces of majolicia pottery. Also spend some time looking at the ceilings. There are some excellent frescoes by Mucha in the main stairwell.

The restaurant has food and drink if you need a rest but the gift shop also has cold drinks at a much cheaper price if you are thirsty.

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Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

The museum was very interesting. Roman, Greek and Egyptian antiquities in beautiful galleries. Photography without flash permitted. Buy a combine ticket which includes the Nue Hofburg and the Treasury...good value at 20 euro pp
Backpackers have to checked in lockers. One euro coin fee that is returned when you pick up your things

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Reviewed September 26, 2013

Worth visiting, both to see the building from inside and the collection. The part with several Rembrandt's pictures was impressive!

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